Dr R Lee Brown to Head Citizen’s Justice Committee

During this time of unprecedented interest from our society in policing and racial justice, the NAACP San Diego Branch is pleased to announce that the distinguished Dr R. Lee Brown, UCSD Researcher in Government & Community Relations, and an expert in risk management, leadership, employee relations, and many other things, will be heading up an ad-hoc Citizen’s Justice Committee, focused…

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Dr R Lee Brown to Head Citizen’s Justice Committee
Neighborhood House Racial Justice Meeting

Neighborhood House Racial Justice Meeting

On June 29th, President Maxwell attended a meeting at Neighborhood House, where the San Diego Police Department shared answers to questions from the Urban League, their proposed de-escalation and other procedures, and the racial makeup of the Department.

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Racial Issues are Alive and Well in San Diego Unified

July 7, 2020 Students from Patrick Henry High School in the San Diego Unified School District are amusing one another by posting pictures in blackface.  This, while much of the nation is experiencing a moment of consciousness about the true extent of racial injustice in our society, and taking to the streets in support of their fellow human beings.  Clearly,…

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Racial Issues are Alive and Well in San Diego Unified
Sally Port Procedures Lead to Shooting

Sally Port Procedures Lead to Shooting

July 6, 2020 Last night around 8pm, a Latino man was left in a San Diego Police Department squad car outside the Sally Port.  He managed to slip his handcuffs and make his way into the trunk of the car.  There, he found an officer’s backpack with a spare weapon in it.  He took this weapon and then returned to…

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Racial Profiling Spike is No Surprise

July 6, 2020 We read with interest the NBC report on an increase in racial profiling complaints (https://www.nbcsandiego.com/news/local/spike-in-racial-profiling-complaints-to-san-diego-police-department/2358982/).  We read with interest, yes—but not surprise. The NAACP San Diego Branch President spoke to Chief Nisleit, Executive Chief Guaderrama and Assistant Chief Lucas last week, and told them that officers from special units of the San Diego Police Department who come…

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Racial Profiling Spike is No Surprise
Sheriff’s Deputy Mark Ritchie Must Go

Sheriff’s Deputy Mark Ritchie Must Go

July 6, 2020 Sheriff's Deputy Mark Ritchie must go because he emailed an altered photograph of the 8-minute-46-second killing of Mr George Floyd by Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin, showing a naked black male porn star kneeling on Mr Floyd, with the words “Quit resisting…” added.  The image was lewd and racist and vile and should disturb anyone with a…

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Read: Leaders Call for Equity in Ambulance Service

Some weeks ago, we urged the City of San Diego to proceed with a new EMS contract and to make sure it provided equitable service. We were joined yesterday by others. Read what they (and we) had to say: https://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/news/politics/story/2020-07-02/civil-rights-leaders-call-on-san-diego-to-demand-racial-equity-in-new-ambulance-contract

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Read: Leaders Call for Equity in Ambulance Service
Going Solar

Going Solar

Solar Energy is a hot topic right now, as our climate crisis continues, aided and abetted by the low-IQ individual currently occupying the White House.  The good news is that there are many options available to homeowners who want to go solar; the bad news is that can make it hard to decide which option is right for you. One…

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Racism at Serra High

June 30, 2020 Re: Racism at Serra High Safe educational environments for Black students are increasingly rare. Equally scarce is the safety of all Blacks amid tyrant policing within their community environments.  With tensions pressing from each angle, we are now witnessing the tipping point: the near collapse of a school and justice system that have thrived and benefited from…

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Racism at Serra High
Job Notice: PCI: Perinatal Health

Job Notice: PCI: Perinatal Health

Job notice received by the Branch. We do not endorse any job opportunity, we only pass along notices we have received. https://pciglobal-openhire.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=746&source=ONLINE&JobOwner=992328&company_id=16566&version=1&byBusinessUnit=NULL&bycountry=1&bystate=1&byRegion=US_US-CA&bylocation=US&keywords=&byCat=&proximityCountry=&postalCode=&radiusDistance=&isKilometers=&tosearch=yes&city=

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